A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist
No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light.
The purpose of argument is to change the nature of truth.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Peace at home is peace in the country. Peace in the country is peace in the world.
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.
Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
Love truth, but pardon error.
If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go; the sooner the better.
It takes a certain ingenuous faith- but I have it -to believe that people who read and reflect more likely than not come to judge things with liberality and truth.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
To be honest, one must be inconsistent.